u.s. airstrikes

Libyan government-aligned forces are battling the militant group for control of the city of Sirte.
At least 28 people, including seven children, died in airstrikes Thursday believed to have been carried out by the international coalition.
At least 56 civilians, including 11 children, died in airstrikes on Tuesday, monitors said.
The Taliban have made no official statement but two commanders close to Mansour denied he was dead.
The attack took place as recruits were lining up for dinner at the camp.